The Race to the Additive Manufacturing Finish Line

The Solidworks Blog

Currently, there are a number of major players all competing to cross the additive manufacturing finish line and be deemed the top player of this $7.3 They include HP, Formlabs, and Desktop Metal, and each of them have a different strategy.

3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend. View the entire article via our website.

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Why an Engineering Software Strategy Makes a Lot of Sense


However, it seems that when focusing on getting a project completed or a design finished, there’s a lot more emphasis on the engineers, and a lot less emphasis on looking at how that’s done, and whether there is a better, faster way to get that project complete. With a good software strategy , there are huge amounts of time that can be saved and productivity gains that can be accomplished by simply taking a look at the way that your departments interact and communicate with each other.

PostProcess Announces Major Milestones with $20M Series B Round and European Strategy Expansion

Additive Manufacturing

PostProcess’ solutions automate additive manufacturing’s most common post-printing processes with a software-based approach, including support, resin, and powder removal, as well as surface finishing, resulting in “customer-ready” 3D printed parts.

3D printing growth: the most relevant studies to build your strategy


Fortunately, there are numerous studies to help you integrate 3D printing in to your strategy, obtain the best benefits and ensure your competitive edge. The value this study brings to the table lies in its practical value toward helping to build an effective 3D printing strategy.

How to Make Money with 3D Printing: 5 Easy Tips That Will Boost Your Sales and Won’t Cost a Dime!


In order to define your own values, audience, goals, and build a long-term strategy, you need to think about your brand first. Defining your target audience is important for the next step of your branding strategy. Which marketing strategy do they follow?

Linde Introduces Controlled CO2 Snow for Cleaning 3D-Printed Parts

Additive Manufacturing

This includes surface oxides and unfused powders that need to be removed prior to further processing or surface finishing. Linde can add value across the additive manufacturing chain, from powder metal production and 3D printing to thermal treatment and finishing.

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Delcam Enhances Vortex in PowerMILL 2015


Major enhancements include a couple of improvements to their Vortex high-efficiency area clearance strategy apart from the improved collision checking to also cover near misses and more efficient raster finishing.

Why Integrated CAM and Free 2.5 Axis Milling

This assure that your designers, engineers and machinists has the best CAD tools available to design the parts, jigs and fixtures, and also has a robust CAM containing roughing and finishing strategies that assures high quality precision machined parts done right.

What’s New In SOLIDWORKS CAM 2019

The Solidworks Blog

These two additions will allow HSM toolpaths to be used in more machining strategies to reduce cycle times and improve machine output. Machine-Specific Rules (machining strategies). It is hard to believe we are already looking at another release of SOLIDWORKS.

3D Systems DMP Factory 500 At Formnext 2019


The benefit is higher productivity due to faster simultaneous melting but without compromising surface finish. For example the part with the four cones seen at the end of the video was printed such that a single laser printed each cone completely from start to finish.

Getting started with SOLIDWORKS CAM

Javelin Tech Tips

By using a technology database, we can create conditions that apply machining strategies to our part features. Finish (Contour) Milling. Face Finish. Finish Turn. Groove Finish. Bore Finish. What is SOLIDWORKS CAM?

Sort it out! Organize 3D Annotations More Easily in SOLIDWORKS 2020

The Solidworks Blog

In one setup, I would like to inspect by tolerance types such as size dimensions, surface finishes, and surface profiles, because they require different equipment and methods. Here is what they mean: Strategies Essence Use Case Benefits. Does any of these ideas sound familiar? ?

New in Metal 3D Printing: Copper


Additionally, microchannel and jet impingement strategies can be optimized using AM for microelectronic device cooling.

Experience World War I with this 3D-Printed Model of the Atlantikwall Coastline


Commissioned by the Atlantikwall Museum in Raversijde for a new exhibition about munition in WWI, the model will educate visitors about the German defense strategies along the Belgian coastline during WWI.

Misconceptions of Metal Additive Manufacturing – Multiple Lasers


The solution to this interesting problem was provided by 3D Zoning, a feature unique to 3DXpert which can be used to program a printing strategy whereby each cone would be built using a single laser only from start to finish.

Are your Manufacturing Processes at Maximum Efficiency?

3D Perspectives

Do you have traceability throughout the product’s development process from start to finish? Develop a strategy to reuse items and best practices. Can you answer YES to these questions…?

SLM Solutions and Identify3D Cooperate to Develop End-to-End Integrity for Additive Manufacturing in the Digital Supply Chain

Additive Manufacturing

Identify3D software integrates into users’ current workflows but offers a new level of process security,” stated Stephan Thomas, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Identify3D.

SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional 2019 Adds Rest Machining to VoluMill

The Solidworks Blog

Traditionally, you will add a second operation to finish the exterior pockets with a smaller tool. If you look at the image below you will see the new strategies with rest machining turned on. It’s finally here! SOLIDWORKS 2019 is out and available for download.

Autel Releasing Potential Mavic Pro Killer

3D Printing Hub

Autel Robotics is putting the finishing touches on the Evo, their latest drone that’s designed to compete head-to-head with the DJI Mavic Pro. This appears to be a smart strategy that could payoff for the company.

First Unattended Print!

3D Printer Users

Chow with Support The Chow was finished and ready to be cleaned of the support material. Interesting, Axon seemed to use a different strategy for the support materials that made it very easy to remove. I apologize for the images.

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DriveWorks 16 Released

The Solidworks Blog

DriveWorks design automation and sales configurator software brings together engineering and sales teams to allow manufacturing companies to offer customisable and configurable 3D products as part of their digital strategy.

MakerBot Promises Faster 3D-Printing Speeds. So What?

3D Printing Review

Secondly, a new “one click” option allows users to queue up a 3D print while “slicing,” the term used for converting a 3D design to a 3D-printable file, so the printing begins immediately after that process is finished.

Solving Storage Space with 3D Printing: RCKZ Designs Stackable Sneaker Display


Usually we help companies and brands with product innovation, digital strategy and digital storytelling. That’s why the 3D prototype was polished by hand for us by i.materialise as part of their finishing services.

OPEN MIND Technologies To Highlight ADDITIVE Manufacturing Capability for hyperMILL® CAM Software at RAPID & TCT 2020

Additive Manufacturing

“If 3D-printed parts do not have the desired surface finish, or has support structures that have to be removed, the parts, including hard-to-reach areas, can be machined after being printed using 5-axis cutting processes,” Levine said. NEEDHAM, MA U.S.A.

Precision ADM Receives Strategic US Private Investment

Additive Manufacturing

This investment will provide added capital to further the Company’s aggressive growth strategy in the medical device and aerospace sectors, including securing additional manufacturing capacity, quality systems, and material selection for serial production. strategies. “I

PostProcess and Rösler Announce Partnership to Bring Automated, Intelligent Post-Printing to Europe

Additive Manufacturing

In the partnership arrangement, Rösler was chosen to provide PostProcess’ data-driven support removal and surface finishing solutions for all AM technologies to the European market. Enables End-to-End Digitization of 3D Printing for Industry 4.0 Factory Floor. BUFFALO, N.Y.,

SOLIDWORKS World 2016 CAM Partner Preview

The Solidworks Blog

which features the new performance package hyperMILL® MAXX Machining for drilling, roughing and finishing. which now features hyperMILL® MAXX Machining for drilling, roughing and finishing.

Recreating a Virtual City with Multicolor 3D Printing


I work full time on our new game, “Industries of Titan”, which is an industrial city-building simulation/strategy game for PC. Once you have a 3D file of your model, upload it to our online 3D printing platform and choose from 100+ materials and finishes.

Additive Manufacturing Takes a Step Closer to Mainstream- Part 2

The Solidworks Blog

Vivek Govekar followed this up by showing how SOLIDWORKS CAM fits into the additive workflow, using it to remove support structures from metal additively built parts and improving surface finishes and machining in close tolerance features where required.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 – Design and Manufacturing just got Easier, Faster and Smarter

The Solidworks Blog

Create machine-specific machining strategies. With SOLIDWORKS 2019 you get more power and speed to tackle the most complex problems, and the depth of functionality to finish critical detail work.

Spare Parts & 3D Printing


According to a recent study from PwC’s Strategy& , these challenges are the reason spare parts suppliers are having difficulties meeting the needs of their customers. Maintaining inventories of spare parts has historically been a burden for suppliers and customers.

Copper Bottomed News -3T In The Press

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The team is now refining the process to optimise the surface finish, and material properties and is progressing the project in order to advance the capability from the beta material stage to a fully functional production ready material.

The Complete 3D Printing Conference

Capturing the Value

described 3D printing strategies for merchandise and retail, elaborating on the importance and role of customisation and technical opportunities additive manufacturing offers. She stressed that the adaptation of additive manufacturing is still in an early stage and that technical issues such as colour and finishing still have to be addressed when considering implementation for merchandise. The Complete 3D Printing Conference was held on 25 March in London.

Optimizing Your Social Properties for Recruiting

The Solidworks Blog

It’s common for a new team to dedicate significant time and effort into developing an employer brand strategy to only trip at the finish line, which is communicating it to the broader talent marketplace. These tools will be the crux to streamlining and managing a multi channel social media strategy, all from a single dashboard. Once that is accomplished developing individual strategies for each platform begins.

IMC TOYS Balances Tradition and Innovation to Deliver New Experiences

3D Perspectives

Finding a balance between traditional products and digital ones is at the heart of the company’s product strategy.

Anti-Reflective and Anti-Fingerprint Coatings Revolutionizing the Manufacturing Industry

BIS Research

Initially, coatings were used for providing finish to the product, however, they now are an important area of the surface treatment process. and Kriya Materials are focusing on developing new technologies and are adopting various business strategies to strengthen their positions in the market.

HP Introduces New 3D Printing Subscriptions, Services, and Partnerships to Accelerate Customers’ Digital Manufacturing Journey

Additive Manufacturing

13, 2019 — Ahead of the formnext 2019 additive manufacturing conference, HP announced a series of innovative new subscriptions and services to help customers more easily integrate 3D printing into their digital manufacturing strategies.

The Other Kind of Fashion Modeling: 3D Modeling Melinda Looi’s ‘Gems of the Ocean’ with Samuel Canning


Computing power dictated the entire build strategy,” recalls Sam. “In He began by asking Materialise about the size of the biggest laser sintering printers available at the time (early 2014), and then formulated a strategy to fit a full-length gown within the available build volume.

Key Considerations for Weighing the Purchase of a 3D Printer

3D Printing Review

Whether a company has a pressing need for 3D printing or not, it has become an increasingly common Chief Officer mandate to “take stock of what 3D printing is, how it can impact our company, and come up with a strategy of what to do about it.”

Delcam Enhances Vortex in PowerMILL 2015


Major enhancements include a couple of improvements to their Vortex high-efficiency area clearance strategy apart from the improved collision checking to also cover near misses and more efficient raster finishing.

When Is 3D Printing Cost Effective?

Design 2 Part News

Read more about 3DEO’s technology and company strategy.). 3DEO’s strategy is not to provide the near-net shape component, but instead, provide the block with the channels already created. By Christina M. Fuges, Contributing Editor, Additive Manufacturing.

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3T announces success with Pure Copper production – and an open invitation

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The team is now refining the process to optimise the surface finish, and material properties and is progressing the project in order to advance the capability from the beta material stage to a fully functional production ready material.